Nevada City Living History Museum

Relive the excitement of the Gold Rush era in Montana.  Our outdoor museum houses one of the largest collections of  Old West artifacts outside the Smithsonian and has one hundred 1863 to early 1900 buildings.  The Nevada City Museum uses exhibits and artifacts to help you experience the culture, time and place engaging all of your senses as you discover early Montana.  Every week-end between Memorial day and Labor Day you'll witness what it was like to live in a frontier mining town as history comes alive.

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Latitude: 45.308292 Longitude: -111.968026 Elevation: 5614 ft
the best travel advice comes from the people who live here
Becky DiGiovanna

Hours Open


Time Period Represented

7 days a week

Seasons Open

Memorial Day weekend thru Labor Day

Visitor Fees

varies on age and day of the week

Accessibility Notes

The Museum is on uneven ground.  Wheelchairs can get to most buildings.

Pet Friendly Notes

The museum is pet friendly.  You are required to keep your dog on a 6 foot leash and pick up after it. 

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Contact Information

Becky DiGiovanna - Montana Heritage Commission
406-843-5468 (Fax)
300 1/2 Wallace Street
PO Box 338
Virginia City, MT 59755 US


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